Adding a blog to your WordPress site is a straightforward process. Whether you want to create a dedicated page to display your latest posts, or you’re setting up a blog section for the first time, WordPress makes it simple.

Step 1: Create a Blog Page

First, you’ll need to create a new page which will serve as a placeholder for displaying your blog posts.

  1. In your WordPress dashboard, go to Pages > Add New.
  2. Give this new page a title, such as “Blog”, “News” or “Articles”. You won’t need to add any content to this page; WordPress will automatically populate it with your latest blog posts.
  3. Click on the Publish button to publish the page.

Step 2: Set Your Blog Page

Now, you’ll need to tell WordPress where to display your posts.

  1. In your WordPress dashboard, go to Settings > Reading.
  2. In the “Your homepage displays” section, choose the A static page option (if not selected already).
  3. From the Posts page dropdown menu, select the “Blog” page (or whatever you named it) you created in Step 1.
  4. Click on the Save Changes button to save your settings.

Step 3: Add New Blog Posts

Now you can start adding blog posts to your WordPress site.

  1. In your WordPress dashboard, go to Posts > Add New.
  2. Give your blog post a title and add your content.
  3. You can add categories and tags on the right-hand side, set a featured image, and adjust other post settings.
  4. Once you’re happy with your blog post, click on the Publish button.


Congratulations! You’ve just added a blog to your WordPress site. All your published posts will now appear on the blog page you set up. Blogging is a great way to keep your website fresh, engage your audience, and drive traffic to your site. Happy blogging!